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How to find your lost AirPods using the Find My app

Have you lost one of your AirPods again? No worries. You can use the Find My app to locate them. Here’s how.
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The best free music download sites that are totally legal

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How to convert WMA to MP3 on Mac, Windows, and Web

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The best music streaming services of 2024

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How to cancel Spotify Premium on any device

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Tidal vs. Spotify: Which music streaming service has the features you need?

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How to master your equalizer settings for the perfect sound

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The best kids headphones of 2024: for fun, safety, and sound

YouTube Music

What is YouTube Premium? Price, content, and more

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How to download music from SoundCloud on desktop and mobile

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What is spatial audio? The 3D sound experience fully explained

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How to add family members to your Apple Music subscription

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How to switch from Spotify to Apple Music

You don't have to lose all those songs and playlists on your Spotify account when you switch to Apple Music. The process is easier than ever.
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How to download music from Spotify for offline listening

So you want to download songs, playlists, and podcasts from Spotify for offline listening? We’ll show you how to do it.
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What is hi-res audio, and how can you experience it right now?

Hi-res audio has gone from an audiophile novelty to a mainstream attraction, but there's still a bit of a learning curve to master before you can enjoy it.
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How to add music to your iPhone or iPad

Enjoy your music on the go! Here's how to add your music to an iPhone or iPad, in several ways.
Rebirth of cool: Is vinyl ready for a second wind, or just a fad?

How to convert your vinyl to a digital format

Converting your beloved vinyl records from wax to digital is a great way to preserve them and take them on the go. Here's how to do it.
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The best podcasts of 2022

There are hundreds of thousands of podcasts out there for nearly every subject. We’ve compiled a list of the best podcasts, whatever your interests may be.
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The best hi-res audio and music download sites

Music connoisseurs relish HD and hi-res audio, but scouring the web for the best streaming and downloading sites can be a pain. Luckily, we've done it for you.
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How to share your iTunes library

Learn how to share your iTunes library with almost any device in our simple and quick tutorial. You can do so by either enabling Home Sharing or using an app.
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Spotify vs. Pandora

Spotify vs. Pandora -- which music streaming platform is best for you? From visual interface to music discovery features, we'll help you weigh these two giants.
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The best free music players for Windows PCs

If you have a lot of downloaded music on your computer that you want to play, organize and manage, we've rounded up the best free media players to choose from.
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The best free music-making software

Need music-making software but can't afford the steep prices? Beginners and experts may want to consider our picks for the best free music-making software.
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The best internet radio stations

Internet radio stations offer exclusive premieres, masterful mixes, and organic discussion. Here are the best internet radio stations from around the globe.
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The best movie soundtracks of all time

Whether you love beautiful original scores or you're a fan of perfectly compiled popular music, here's a list of the most musically inspired films of all time.
How to change your Spotify username

How to change your Spotify username

Spotify is a very popular way to find and share audio content, but they don't make changing your username very straightforward. We'll show you how to alter it.
Best Music Podcasts

The best music podcasts

Want to take a deep dive into some of your favorite artists and their work? These music podcasts explore the lives of musicians and how great music is created.
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The best online concerts to watch in August

Musicians continue to perform online amid social distancing, so we’ve compiled a list of major upcoming livestream concerts.
TikTok

What is TikTok? The 15-second video platform explained

TikTok, the latest craze, is a free app for iOS and Android that specializes in 15-second videos of just about anything you can think of, usually set to music.
Live TV Streaming Services

The best free streaming, education and fitness trials to keep you entertained right now

There are plenty of things to keep you busy with all the free trials right now -- whether it’s streaming services, education, fitness apps, and more.
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How to play FLAC files on all of your iOS devices for the best lossless sound

Whether for lossless CD-quality or for better-than-CD hi-res audio, FLAC files are ideal. But if you’re an iOS user, that could be a problem -- FLAC files do not work on Apple products. Fortunately, we have some solutions. Here's what you need to know about FLAC files, and how to use them on Apple devices.
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Bose Noise Cancelling 700 vs. Sony WH-1000XM3: Which headphones should you buy?

Sony's WH-1000XM3 were considered the high watermark in noise-canceling headphones when they came out last year, but now Bose is back with a new pair. How do the Bose Noise Cancelling 700 stack up against Sony's? We put them head to head in terms of design, features, noise-canceling, and sound.
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The best new music this week: Sturgill Simpson, Tegan and Sarah, and more

Every week, there are countless new records hitting the airwaves, and it's just too much for you to handle. That's why we scour the internet to find the best sounds. This week: Sturgill Simpson, Tegan and Sarah, John Coltrane, Moon Duo, The New Pornographers, and Wild Nothing.
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How to upload music to Spotify

Ever wondered if you can add your private music collection to your Spotify account, so you can listen to it on-the-go? It's possible, using a feature called Local Files. It works differently than uploading music to other streaming services, but we've got a step-by-step how-to for those who want to make it happen.

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